Carlos Corberan full of praise for Millwall after West Brom held

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John Swift cancelled out Duncan Watmores opener for the Lions

Boss Carlos Corberan believes the quality in Millwall’s squad is not reflected by their position in the Championship table after West Brom’s 1-1 draw at The Den.

The Lions controlled the first half and Duncan Watmore capitalised with a fine finish past Baggies goalkeeper Alex Palmer.

However, the visitors won a penalty after the break and John Swift made no mistake, converting past Millwall stopper Matija Sarkic.

Corberan feels Millwall have the quality to compete at the top of the table rather than the bottom.

He said: “That’s why they are competing at this level. They are a competitive team and for me one of the teams that their position in the table is not reflective of the level of their squad.

“Over the last five or six games they have lost one game and in the summer their target would have been to reach the play-offs.

“When there are many good teams in the Championship this can happen to good teams.

“I think that today was a tough game, there were two teams with two different styles.

“In the first half they were better than us but in the second half, with our style, we were a little bit better than them.

“There is also the feeling of a result, today we have had to work hard to get the point.

“It has been a game where we were not brilliant and we didn’t create enough chances, we tried but we couldn’t.”

Millwall boss Neil Harris was happy to take the positives after an impressive performance against a team in the top six.

He added: “What a good Millwall performance for so much of that game, especially in the first half.

“I thought West Brom nailed it in the first five minutes, they slowed it down and retained the ball to stop us getting near them, but then we grew into the game.

“We had them rattled, and they’re a really good side with really good players, but we bossed it.

“We should have been 3-0 up, we should have been out of sight at half-time.

“If you don’t see teams off at this level you get punished by a moment and when they have quality one-on-one players you get found wanting.

“So a glass half full in the sense that it was a really strong performance, a really good point gained against a good side but there is disappointment because we deserved the three.

“The lads have come in saying it should have been out of sight and Matija’s not had a save to make all game.

“We have made a really good side look ordinary and we looked like a really good Millwall side.”

Carlos Corberan full of praise for Millwall after West Brom held

John Swift cancelled out Duncan Watmores opener for the Lions

Boss Carlos Corberan believes the quality in Millwall’s squad is not reflected by their position in the Championship table after West Brom’s 1-1 draw at The Den.

The Lions controlled the first half and Duncan Watmore capitalised with a fine finish past Baggies goalkeeper Alex Palmer.

However, the visitors won a penalty after the break and John Swift made no mistake, converting past Millwall stopper Matija Sarkic.

Corberan feels Millwall have the quality to compete at the top of the table rather than the bottom.

He said: “That’s why they are competing at this level. They are a competitive team and for me one of the teams that their position in the table is not reflective of the level of their squad.

“Over the last five or six games they have lost one game and in the summer their target would have been to reach the play-offs.

“When there are many good teams in the Championship this can happen to good teams.

“I think that today was a tough game, there were two teams with two different styles.

“In the first half they were better than us but in the second half, with our style, we were a little bit better than them.

“There is also the feeling of a result, today we have had to work hard to get the point.

“It has been a game where we were not brilliant and we didn’t create enough chances, we tried but we couldn’t.”

Millwall boss Neil Harris was happy to take the positives after an impressive performance against a team in the top six.

He added: “What a good Millwall performance for so much of that game, especially in the first half.

“I thought West Brom nailed it in the first five minutes, they slowed it down and retained the ball to stop us getting near them, but then we grew into the game.

“We had them rattled, and they’re a really good side with really good players, but we bossed it.

“We should have been 3-0 up, we should have been out of sight at half-time.

“If you don’t see teams off at this level you get punished by a moment and when they have quality one-on-one players you get found wanting.

“So a glass half full in the sense that it was a really strong performance, a really good point gained against a good side but there is disappointment because we deserved the three.

“The lads have come in saying it should have been out of sight and Matija’s not had a save to make all game.

“We have made a really good side look ordinary and we looked like a really good Millwall side.”

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